Author Archives: Barfbag

August 02

The Stigma Smashing Speaker

Lee Thomas is not just a stigma smasher, she’s a shit kicking stigma smasher. She talks to teens about bulimia, bipolar and ADHD, and how she struggled silently for many years in her teens before finally seeking help.

May 11

The Bright Italian

You know, sometimes I look at my life and see how nearly every part of it could have been so much easier without bulimia, without the constant thoughts going around in my mind. How much more of my life I could have been living and not spending so much time and energy and money on something that was never going to build me up, but tear me down. However, I know I am all the stronger for everything I have gone through…

April 16

The Vintage Explorer

Julie’s explored a lot of places. Sometimes she takes herself on those trips where you wake up in a difference city every day. In between rummaging around in vintage shops and charity work, she runs a blog that’s all about kicking bulimia in the butt, with some good travel and fashion and finance tips along […]

February 25

The Pageant Queen

Mari can’t stand the title ‘beauty pageant’ because of the negative connotations. Yet her experience was anything but negative. Pageants were the thing that saved her from her eating disorder and also the thing that undid her.

December 13

The Amazingly Fit Fitness Guru

For many years, Patricia Moreno’s fans did not know that behind her successful TV fitness career, she had a secret. A really big secret.

October 02

The Plucky Changemaker

Anastasia Amour has one goal: to help women all over the world love their bodies. While that might sound completely impossible she’s already helped 230k over email with her body-love coaching. From all over the world. You might even think she’s reached her lofty dream but there’s many more women hating their bodies, sadly. Anastasia knows the subject of […]

August 18

The Honest Lawyer

Brian Cuban is a best-selling author, lawyer and activist for so many subjects it’s amazing he has time to brush his teeth. He’s a spokesperson for male eating disorders and has been interviewed by Katie Couric, who is also a fucking awesome bulimic (I don’t know but would like to). Brian speaks up about addiction, depression, recovery, […]